Plan on attending the 2019 Horror Film Roulette Showcase, Sunday, October 27, 2019

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Plan on being present for the 2019 Horror Film Roulette Showcase.  Scheduled for October 27, 2019,  between 5-9PM. this year’s event will be held at the AMC 30 Movie Theater, 44681 Mound Rd, Sterling Heights, Michigan. This event will be held at Theater 17.  Tickets are only $10 via Eventbrite.

HORROR FILM ROULETTE is an annual horror film competition based in Metro Detroit. Filmmakers have two weeks to create a five-minute horror film that will be entered into our contest.

 THE CATCH? Each team must create their films based on a genre they spin on our roulette wheel, and will not know what genre they will receive until the beginning of the competition.

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER
Emphasizes the unstable or delusional psychological states of its characters.
-Relies on mental, emotional and psychological states to frighten, disturb, or unsettle the audience.
-High tension environment/situation; Provides an overall unpleasant, unsettling, or distressing atmosphere.
-Could include sociopaths, stalkers, hallucinations, falling into madness, phobias, mind tricks, etc
Examples: The Shining (1980), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), The Blair Witch Project (1999)

SLASHER
Antagonist uses a sharp object to cut, torture, and kill their victims.
-Weapons could include knife, machete, axe, chainsaw, sword, claws, etc.
Movies include large amounts of blood.
-Examples: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), Halloween (1978), Friday the 13th (1980)

SCI-FI
-Uses scientific advances or futuristic settings as a source of fear.
-Events can include invasions, experiments gone wrong, non-zombie viruses, rogue technology, time travel, etc.
Could include aliens, robots, mad scientists, rogue technology, etc.
Examples: Aliens (1986), Cloverfield (2008), The Human Centipede (2009)

MONSTER
-Includes a NON-HUMAN creature such as vampires, werewolves, water monsters, mummies, wendigos, tree monsters, goblins, trolls, chupacabras, etc.
Examples: Dracula (1931), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Tremors (1990)

SUPERNATURAL
-Manifestations or events attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.
-Events can include hauntings, strange happenings, curses, possessions, etc.
-Could include ghosts, demons, entities, or other spirits, etc.
Examples: The Exorcist (1973), Paranormal Activity (2007)

ZOMBIES
-Includes the undead/corpses that are reanimated.
Examples: Night of the Living Dead (1968), 28 Days Later (2002)

What can you expect to see this coming Sunday, October 27, 2019.   There is enough here to scare the bejesus out of you, and enough to raise enough chills to entertain you for a while.

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To give you some idea as to what you ccan expect and exactly how much horror you will experience, here are a few clips from last year’s winners.

This looks like a scary good time!

To buy tickets go to Eventbrite

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